Osaka team generates functional corneal epithelial tissue from human iPS cells

The group around Kohji NISHIDA were able to induce human iPS cells to develop a type of self-formed ectodermal autonomous multi-zone (SEAM) ocular cells which mimicked whole-eye development. In animal experiments, corneal blindness was recovered by a corneal epithelium prepared from such cells

JST news release, March 10, 2016

Osaka team generates functional corneal epithelial tissue from human iPS cells
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